Published On: Fri, Apr 16th, 2010

Festival Of Django

The Django Reinhardt Festival is taking place on the 23rd to 27th June in Samoie sur Seine, France, to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the birth of the much loved jazz guitarist.

Samoie Sur Seine, just south of Paris will be hosting the Django Reinhardt Festival to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the birth of the virtuoso guitarist.

Each of the five days has been given a theme: ‘Allegria‘, ‘Chasin’ the Gypsy‘, ‘Djangologists‘, ‘Rise Up‘ and ‘Groovin’ High‘.

Acts confirmed to play the five day event event are as follows:

Wednesday 23 June – Allegria

20H30 : Marcel Loeffler Solo
21H15 : Susie Arioli
22H30 : Paco De Lucia Septet

Thursday 24th June – Chasin’ The Gypsy

20H30 : Trio Winterstein
21h30 : James Carter Chasin’ the Gypsy invite David Reinhardt
22h45 : Angelo Debarre Manoir de mes R궥s

Friday 25 June – Djangologists

20h30 : Samy Daussat Trio
21h30 : Pierrick Pedron OMRY
22h50 : Trio Rosenberg Djangologists invite Bir鬩 Lagr讥

Saturday 26th June – Rise Up

16h00 : les 鬨ves du CMDL : QUARTIER SUD
16H45 : Les Doigts de l’Homme 1910
17H45 : Lulu Reinhardt Swingtette
19H15 : Dr. Lonnie Smith Rise Up
20H45 : Yom New King of Klezmer Clarinet
22H30 : Caravan Palace

Sunday 27th June – Groovin’ High

4H30 : Lollo Meier quintet invite Fapy Lafertin
15H30 : Gerald Clayton Two-Shade
16H40 : Carte blanche ࠇilbert Leroux
18H00 : Eric Legnini invite Rocky Gresset
19H30 : Tchavolo Schmitt trio

As well as the live music, there will also be 15 luthiers showing their instruments.

Moustache GUITARS :
Guitares Maurice DUPONT :
ALD G鲡ld Alonso / Fabian le Dosseur :
Geronimo MATEOS
Eimers GUITARS :
Morgan BRIANT & Yohann CHOLET : /
Guitares la F饠:
Alain MAZAUD & Vladimir MUZIC :

Tim Phillips :
Maison BONNET (turtle shell plectrum) :
William FAGOT (world instruments)

Tickets Prices are as follows:

Pass 5 days 100.00 €

Full price Reduced rate

Wednesday 23th – Friday 25th June 22.00 € 19.00 €

Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th June 27.00 € 23.00 €

All the info you will need is here:

Seine-et-Marne Tourist Office:



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